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P-ISSN: 2394-0530, E-ISSN: 2320-3862

2015, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Part B

Micro-Morphological Study of ‘BALA’ Plant (Sida cordifolia L., Malvaceae) With Special Reference to Its Propagation Technique

Debasmita Dutta Pramanick, GG Maiti, Amber Srivastava

‘Bala’(= Sida cordifolia L.) of the family Malvaceae, is being considered as an important medicinal herb from the time immemorial. The whole plant is an important ingredient of a number of Ayurvedic and Siddha formulations. Root is used extensively in the treatment of neurological and urinary problems, asthma, chronic dysentery, rheumatism, pthisis etc. The present paper deals with micro-morphological studies, chemical overviews and propagation technique of this medicinal herb. The micro-morphological studies were done to identify correct raw drug from that of the common adulterants and substitutes.
Sida cordifolia L.: Vein-islet number
Fig.: Sida cordifolia L.: Vein-islet number
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How to cite this article:
Debasmita Dutta Pramanick, GG Maiti, Amber Srivastava. Micro-Morphological Study of ‘BALA’ Plant (Sida cordifolia L., Malvaceae) With Special Reference to Its Propagation Technique. J Med Plants Stud 2015;3(4):127-131.
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